Monday, April 2, 2012

Radio Prague Today 4.2.2012

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Sports News 2.4.2012

In Sport News this Monday: the Czech women's national hockey team reaches the world's top-tier while the league playoffs continue; in football, Sparta Prague loses grip on lead in the top division; and in tennis, Czech Republic's Radek Štěpánek and India's Leander Paes win in Miami.

Iva Frühlingová: the road to success can be bumpy

Peter Smith's guest on One on One this week is Iva Frühlingová – model, singer, actress and author. Born in the town of Litvínov, with a French grandfather Iva dreamed of going places and most of all of seeing Paris – the city she'd heard so much about as a child. Her dream came true at the age of 14 when she first travelled to Paris as a budding model. Today she divides her time between Prague and Paris, engaging in modeling, singing, writing and most recently acting. Peter began by asking her which of those "skins" she felt most at home in.

Major health care reforms take effect

Major changes to the health care system in the Czech Republic came about this week when the government's reform package took effect. Called the biggest reform in the last 45 years, the aim is a redefinition of how health care services are provided, and the role of the state, the facility and the patient therein.